1970 Baseball Replay

A replay of the 1970 baseball season using Diamond Mind Baseball.

Tag: Danny Cater

Cater Surprises; Alou Slips Past Reds' Duo

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Oakland Athletics
September 30, 1968

Danny Cater, first baseman of the Oakland Athletics, won the batting title in the American League. Cater, a career .250 hitter prior to this season, upset the apple cart by stumping many experts who viewed the 28-year-old Texan as a figment of the box-score manufacturers. Whoever heard of a batting champ you’ve never heard of?

Sock It to 'Em, Tigers: a First Half Review

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, California Angels, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Minnesota Twins, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Washington Senators
July 10, 1968

The Detroit Tigers closed out the first half of the 1968 American League schedule strong, winning nine of their last ten games and stretching their lead to six and a half games over the second-place Cleveland Indians. Denny McLain (15-4) is grabbing the headlines in the junior circuit with his collection of victories, but the

Monday, Hart Named Players of the Week

Filed under Oakland Athletics, San Francisco Giants
April 29, 1968

Oakland A’s outfielder Rick Monday was named American League Player of the Week for the week ending April 28 with an offensive outburst that matched his headlines coming out of Arizona State University three years ago. Monday was the overall number one selection in the first-ever amateur baseball draft conducted in 1965. Monday batted .625

Kaycee Promotes No. 1 Pick: Jackson

Filed under Oakland Athletics
June 9, 1967

The Kansas City Athletics announced they are bringing up three promising hitters from the minors, headed by outfielder Reggie Jackson, termed by Manager Alvin Dark “another Rick Monday.” The A’s paid $104,000 for Monday’s signature and $85,000 for Jackson’s. Both are lefthanded power hitters from Arizona State. Jackson and catcher Dave Duncan, a right-handed power

Athletics’ Youth Gets Younger

Filed under Oakland Athletics
May 10, 1967

The Athletics, already one of most youthful teams in the majors, looked as if they had been over-indulging at the fountain of youth following the player moves made just ahead of the cut-down deadline. Ed Charles, the A’s veteran third baseman, was sent to the Mets for $60,000 and a minor league outfielder, Larry Elliot.

Berry Hits His Way Back into Stanky’s Lineup

Filed under Chicago White Sox
June 18, 1966

It’s a good thing for the White Sox and for Manager Eddie Stanky that outfielder Ken Berry isn’t the kind of athlete who sulks and broods about being yanked out of the starting lineup.Berry was the club’s regular center fielder last season and had a decent second half. There is reason to believe the Al

A's Employ Newest White Sox Causey as PH

Filed under Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics
May 27, 1966

When is a deal a deal? Sometimes it may not be a deal even after it’s been announced. The Athletics traded Wayne Causey to the White Sox for outfielder Danny Cater. The swap was announced to the press on May 27, while the A’s were playing the Orioles in Kansas City. After the trade had

Sox Yarns – July 31, 1965

Filed under Chicago White Sox
July 31, 1965

* The White Sox, who would like to waltz to the American league pennant, might not be able to do it unless southpaw pitcher Gary Peters can regain his rhythm. The 20-game winner last season and a 19-game winner the season before, Peters has been having all kinds of difficulties thus far and is carrying

Sox Yarns – April 12, 1965

Filed under Chicago White Sox
April 12, 1965

* Manager Al Lopez is not only picking his own club to win this season, but believes this may be the best White Sox team he has managed. “The Yankees can be had,” said the Tampa senor of this year’s race. As for his own team, “it’s not only improved over last season, but I

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